Martha Epenesa
Third Base 55
Ht
5'
10"
Class
Senior (Covid Year)
Hometown
Moreno Valley, 
California
Last School
Valley View High School
Roster Years
2018-2023


Personal

  • Parents are Corina and Ieti Epenesa
  • Has two brothers named Ieti and Elijah
  • Uncle played football for the Iowa Hawkeyes; cousin A.J. Epenesa currently plays for the Buffalo Bills; cousin Jacob Tuioti-Mariner plays football for the Atlanta Falcons

Before BYU

  • Played for California Cruisers (18 gold)
  • Finished second at 18G PGF Nationals in 2015 and third in 2016
  • High school team took first in the 2016 Valley View Inland Championship League and qualified for CIF playoffs
  • Played for Moreno Valley Shockwave from 2012-2015
  • Won the PONY National Championship in 2010 with the Moreno Valley Youth Federation's 10U All-Star team
  • Also a standout high school volleyball player and was the All-CIF MVP in 2016
  • Named to the All-CIF Southern Section Girls' Volleyball Team in both 2015 and 2016
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019

  • Played in 24 games and started 8
  • Scored one run as a pinch runner against No. 9 South Carolina (2/7)
  • Scored one run as a pinch runner against No. 9 South Carolina (2/7)
  • Went 2 for 4 at the plate with two runs and one RBI at LBSU (3/7)
  • Tallied one run in two games against Pacific (4/12-13)
  • Scored one run as a pinch runner at Santa Clara (5/10)
Sophmore Year 2020

  • Played in all 23 games, starting 20 before the season was suspended
  • Second on the team in doubles with four
  • Blasted first career homer against Nebraska (2/21)
  • Scored two runs against Bethune Cookman with a double and one RBI (2/22)
  • Against Illinois hit a two-run homer (2/27)
  • Went 2/3 against California with one run, one homer and three RBI also recording a career-high slugging percentage of 1.670 (2/29)
Junior Year 2021

  • All-WCC First Team
  • WCC Player of the Week (4/26)
  • Played in 48 games, starting in 44 of them
  • Finished the season with a .316 batting average, .553 slugging percentage and .443 on-base percentage
  • Tallied 36 hits, 19 runs, seven home runs and 28 RBI
  • Crushed a walk-off homer against Utah (4/21)
  • Seven multiple-hit games and seven-multiple RBI games
  • 10-game hitting streak, tied for a team-high
  • Team-leading 21-game reached base streak
Senior Year 2022

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Did not play due to injury
Medical Redshirt Year

Senior 2023

  • Martha Epenesa waits for pitch against Utah

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  • Martha Epenesa swings vs. Utah State

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